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Political Morons Grandstand the Oil Crisis With Drop-In-The-Bucket Antics

“Mommy, Mommy I Went Wee-Wee in the Ocean!”

By John Galt

May 14, 2008

“Mommy, mommy I went wee-wee and added water to the ocean! The fishies should be happy now!”

Ah yes. The screams of joyous Congresscritters and refined Senators as they have solved America’s energy crisis by stopping the flow of oil purchases for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. It’s tantamount to the little four year old boy proudly proclaiming he stopped the ‘fishies’ from dying as the tide went out because he went “wee-wee” into the ocean for the first time in his life. These arrogant fools who have set this nation on a course for total economic disaster by first ignoring the threats warned about during the first energy crisis in the 1970’s are at it again. President Appeasement, er, Carter, basically had his EPA shut down the modernization and expansion of refinery capacity along with finding any and all reasons to stifle clean coal development, oil exploration off of our coastlines, and of course allowing free market innovations to re-engineer the auto industry instead of forced mandates. Anyone with two working brain cells would realize that free market innovation always works better and the proof is in the Toyota Prius and the fact that it did not require a government regulation, mandate or law to require it’s manufacture.

Thus with thunderous self-congratulatory applause and numerous arm fractures from patting themselves on the back, the U.S. legislative bodies have now mandated that we are going to dump about 19,000 barrels(per day) of oil on to the markets to help “ease” the energy crisis. That would be all fine and dandy if we could build new refineries to process this oil, so at first glance everyone should contact their local nimrod and ask them if the oil tanker can park off the coast of their district (ok, so that’s sort of hard for a Kansas or Iowa nimrod; but you get my drift) and wait to be unloaded just so these freaking idiots can go home and say proudly to their constituents “see we did something; your gas price went from $3.89 per gallon for unleaded down to $3.88 for unleaded! Now send us some campaign contributions so we can return to screwing you over in the fall!”

Needless to say this development is about as relevant as my proclaiming that I’ve had a conversation with the mosquitoes hanging around my porch and they promise to tell their relatives not to bite me this summer. While we are whistling past the graveyard the rest of the “second world” has been busily moving assets and resources into their nation’s realms by doing what we did in our past:

What is in the best interest of their population and not caring about the rest of the world.

Unfortunately, our politicians feel there is a new “one world” obligation and could care less about people who can not afford this sudden concern for the speckled hump back farting green flea indigenous to only the fourth drill bit of any oil rig located in the Gulf of Mexico. And those people, the seventy plus million baby boomers and those already retired, along with those who are younger than twenty years old are about to enter a world of financial hardship unseen since the 1830’s. The Chinese communists could not give a rats you know what about fleas, grubs, grouses or penguins as they buy more oil than ever to fill their new strategic reserve yet we’re all supposed to sing John Lennon songs around the campfire while watching the Olympics from Beijing on our solar powered television sets. In reality the market can and will be more than happy worldwide to absorb the stupidity of our leaders once again and the oil we’re leaving on the table.

So as the innocent child proudly proclaims he saved some fish by urinating in the ocean our government repeats the same act on a grander scale. Just like the “rebate” checks which will offer temporary stimulus because they are counting on us acting like ignorant sheep spending the money on booze, lotto or amusement parks instead of saving the money or investing it in things we might actually need in the near future; like precious metals, ammunition, food, seeds or tangible goods, this recent vote indicates a willful ignorance of the new reality and the dangerous world we live in.

Prepare accordingly.

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Ahhh John, to add insult to injury from these morons in Congress and their EcoMarxist pals – what they will mandate on you and I in terms of misery and dependence, they exempt themselves from.

While they will demand that we little people ride bicycles and revert to the 1800’s in lifestyle – to save the earth and the children, they will continue to jet around the planet in their private Gulfstreams and Hummers, nary conserving a single carbon footprint fart that they demand the rest of us will need to live within.  But then again these are Liberal Socialists and Marxist we are talking about and this is really all about control and power to subjugate and run our lives as they see fit.

Along with the fact that President Bush’s ranch in Crawford is far more environment-friendly than Al Gore’s mansion, Congress wants to limit the kind of cars we can drive – yet refuse to set an example themselves.

Guzzling Lawmakers

 

Spurred by radical greens, Congress is determined to drag America kicking and screaming back to the Middle Ages. It won’t permit drilling in a tiny corner of that vast, frozen wasteland known as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge because increasing the nation’s oil supply might drive gasoline prices down, though not as far as most consumers think. And the taste of cheaper gasoline might increase Americans’ appetite for further reductions through domestic exploration and development.

Despite widespread economic and personal hardships at home and growing starvation in the Third World related to their energy policies, especially the ethanol boondoggle, members of Congress still refuse to budge. And they won’t relent until all Americans are driving costly, pint-sized, fuel-efficient, low-emissions, dangerous vehicles they don’t like or want.

But if one were to peek into congressional garages, one would find mostly Cadillacs, Expeditions, Tahoes, Suburbans, Lincoln Town Cars and other gasoline-guzzling, greenhouse-gas-spewing cars, many of them leased, fueled, kept up and repaired with taxpayer dollars.

Enter Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, D-Mo. He’s not exactly the Green Hornet, but he stung his colleagues with his little-noticed amendment to the 2007 energy bill requiring those who lease vehicles through the government to drive cars that emit low levels of greenhouse gases — hybrids, mostly.

The rule has many on Capitol Hill all revved up. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., wants to keep his taxpayer-financed Infiniti M45 because he likes a luxury car with “some giddy up.” Others say hybrids are too small, unsafe, unreliable or unsuited for them or their districts; most say they simply prefer the spaciousness, style and prestige that comes with bigger, more luxurious cars. Of course, they never gave one thought to ordinary Americans’ needs and personal preferences when enacting energy polices that steered them to motorized tin cans.

OK, so Rep. Cleaver suffers from the same moonbattery of the radical greens — his taxpayer-leased ride is a recycled airport shuttle that runs on cooking grease. But give him credit for his willingness to walk the moonbat walk.

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McCain Adopts The Socialist Plan For National Economic and Cultural Suicide

Who would have thought Al Gore a Svengali? Insane as it sounds, the High Priest of the Global Warming Cult has actually swindled enough gullible Americans to believe his unprovable climate change tripe as the greatest threat to the planet, frightening school kids who are forced to watch his film under watchful eyes at public re-education camps and creating a neo-panic of suburbanites scrambling to join the local Prius club.  The moronic hysteria prompting politicians and global bodies to craft drastic plans that require America to surrender her sovereignty, economic might and revert to a primitive lifestyle more in line with the third world than with an industrial superpower.  A diabolical plan conceived to strip the nation of our common sense, wealth and redistribute it to the world in the name of an unprovable hoax designed to achieve power for those who wield it as a weapon, and enrich the Elites to wealth unimaginable.

I cannot recall if it was Stalin or Lenin that suggested that if you told a lie big enough and bold enough, and repeated it ad nauseum, it would be known as the truth without question.  Such practices can rewrite history, and even create science out of nothing more than a desired impression to scare the masses with.

So easily are the simple-minded and emoting classes swayed into hysteria by such grand hoaxes designed to enslave them.  So sinister and absolute the insistence from the political classes to the media that even the GOP has fallen under the spell of impending ecological doom that requires we trash the Free Market and penalize ourselves for our damnable modern lifestyles.

Today, Maverick Presumptive Nominee John McCainiac has once again showboated his love for the Liberal/Socialist agenda by adopting for his own, the Climate Change Hoax.  Taking an approach that even the World Workers Party and Al Gore himself would blush in it’s bold and contrived plans to empower the government to regulate every aspect of business and life in America, McCain has declared himself a Global Warming Cardinal to Al Gore’s Priesthood.  

Just like the Eco-Pontiff, McCain doesn’t bother to discuss the details of what his nefarious plan will cost, and how much freedom and liberty it will destroy in the process.

Michelle Malkin adroitly takes McCain to task for the absurdity of his position as the ‘Environmental Candidate’.

“For all of the last century, the profit motive basically led in one direction – toward machines, methods and industries that used oil and gas,” said McCain. “Enormous good came from that industrial growth, and we are all the beneficiaries of the national prosperity it built. But there were costs we weren’t counting, and often hardly noticed. And these terrible costs have added up now, in the atmosphere, in the oceans and all across the natural world.”

He also took a swipe at President Bush, who balked at the beginning of its term at signing the Kyoto global warming protocols. McCain said he would return to the negotiating table.

“I will not shirk the mantle of leadership that the United States bears. I will not permit eight long years to pass without serious action on serious challenges. I will not accept the same dead-end of failed diplomacy that claimed Kyoto. The United States will lead and will lead with a different approach – an approach that speaks to the interests and obligations of every nation,” he said.

A rational, free-market-based approach to environmentalism requires a commitment to scientific truth, accuracy, and honest cost-benefit analyses.

For the last several years, McCain has been committed to none of those.

 

David Limbaugh also opines on this fornication of McCain with the Global Warming Crazies and he leads me to the main point and warning I wanted to make about the truth of this insidious plot:

It is not Earth’s ecosystem that hangs in the balance, but America’s future. Those whose vision isn’t blurred by green-colored glasses and the temptation to win accolades from the leftist-dominated culture can see that the global push to “save the planet” is more about destroying capitalism, private property and Western culture than sound, science-based environmental stewardship. Never mind the staggering contradiction that free market economies produce cleaner environs.

Indeed, I hate to break it to some of my fellow evangelical Christians who are falling into the trap along with McCain, but the global warming proselytes don’t share your worldview. Do you realize you are jumping in bed with those who are promoting a pantheistic deification of the environment and a diminution of the dignity of human beings created in God’s image?

Contrary to the mandated script from the warming zealots, there is plenty of credible dissent in the scientific community about global warming, particularly man’s role in it. Much of this dissent comes from scientists in fields related to weather studies. Imagine that.

The fact that the enviro-church fathers have “outlawed” dissenting opinion and slander those offering it tells us something fishy is afoot.

Fishy indeed.

Apart from the Communist Manifesto that details many tools that can be used to bring about the destruction of the West, I recall a book called “The Creature From Jekyll Island” by G Edward Griffin that details what he saw as the greatest threat to American Liberty in the Federal Reserve system.

What caught my attention was not so much on the insanity of our banking and financial institutions (we are seeing the fallout from that greed and shell-game right now) but his prescient prediction that the Elites in power would foster the imaginary threat of impending ecological doom to encourage Americans to surrender their wealth and liberty without a shot needing to be fired.

Indeed, even a review from The New American Magazine from September 1994 points out with almost eerie prophetic aplomb, the use of ecological doom to achieve subjugation and tyranny by the Political Elite:

Griffin’s review (with extensive quotes) of this truly diabolical Insider study is masterful; he takes it apart and shows us its consummate evil. The study’s premise is that historically the only means by which a government has ever been able to “secure the subordination of citizens to the state” is war. Only war has been able to provide the external threat without which no government can accumulate power. War is used to make the masses put up with all kinds of privation, taxation, and controls without complaint. No amount of sacrifice in the name of victory is rejected. Resistance is viewed as treason.

But, says Griffin, Report From Iron Mountain explains that the war system may have to be replaced because “it may now be possible to create a world government in which all nations will be disarmed and disciplined by a world army, a condition which we will call peace.” In this case, what could be a substitute for war?

Here, explains Griffin, is the origin of the stratagem to promote ecological doom as the new enemy that threatens the entire world. The threat need not be real, provided the masses can be convinced it is real. Credibility is the key, not reality. Griffin writes that Report From Iron Mountain explains the avalanche of phony scientific claims that are uncritically publicized by the Insider-controlled media, as well as the funding of environmental “crazies” by corporations and businesses that would appear to have the most to lose. He sees the plan as being brilliantly successful.

This is 1994 remember.  Even then, some saw the emerging threat that the Elites and political class use as a tool to pry our liberties and wealth from us.

The barrage of propaganda has had a phenomenal result. Politicians are now being elected on nothing but “concern for the environment and a promise to clamp down on nasty industries,” with no one caring about the damage done to the economy or our freedoms. Just as no sacrifice is too great in time of war, what happens to the economy or our freedom is of no consequence “when the very planet on which we live is sick and dying.”

Griffin introduces us to multi-millionaire Maurice Strong, the powerful UN environmental czar, who gives us the whole line: “The U.S. is committing environmental aggression against the rest of the world. Current lifestyles of the affluent middle class — high meat intake, frozen and convenience foods, electric household appliances, cars, air conditioning, suburban housing — all this has to go. The world’s ecosystems can be preserved only by lowering our standard of living by rationing, taxation, and political domination by world government”.

Of course facts do not matter when it comes to the fact that Climate Change/Global Warming is a bogus hoax, and neither McCain or Obama will shrink from their dual desire to shackle and shove this country into Green ruin.  

The fact is that this hysteria is an insidious plot that may well prove to be the most dangerous and imminent threat to our liberty and way of life than anything else arrayed against us right now.  It’s pitiful that the GOP and it’s candidate, have become dimwitted pawns promoting the same insidious plot of our coming serfdom.

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